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Analytics Don’t Apply in the Clutch

I was 13 years old, at Forbes Field, and rose with the crowd as Roberto Clemente hit a walk-off home run in the ninth inning to win an important game in the 1971 World Series hunt.  344 more words

Technology And Culture

Has Moneyball Killed Baseball?

Moneyball was a revelation to me.  It taught me that the experts could not effectively evaluate talent, and opened my own mind to the biases found in software development, testing, and team building.  278 more words

Strategy

Moneyball

Moneyball, a book by Michael Lewis (2003), highlights how creativity, framing, and robust technical analysis all played a part in the development of a new approach to talent management in baseball. 171 more words

Academic Essays

Brad Pitt's 10 Best Movies

Brad Pitt has already put together an amazing resume of memorable performances in the 25 years he’s been in Hollywood. Initially ogled more for his looks than talent, Pitt seems to embrace even more challenging roles as he ages, though it looks like he’s going to be on magazine covers for the rest of his life no matter how old he gets.   286 more words

Movies

Oakland Athletics: New features at O.co Coliseum signal a change of direction for the A's

Have the A’s changed for the better?

From 2005-2016, former owner Lew Wolff ran the Oakland Athletics more like a business, rather than a sports team. 536 more words

Moneyball: Taking time to enjoy the show

Through all of my viewings of this film, I more or less ignored the ending of the movie and it’s emotional sentiment. I focused mostly on the general theme of the movie – don’t be afraid to be different. 722 more words

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